Day 1 Completed
Day 1 Completed
The 2021 World Series of Poker kicked off with a bang by scheduling a $25K H.O.R.S.E. directly on the opening night. Day 1 of Event #2: $25,000 H.O.R.S.E. consisted of ten intense 60-minute levels of play, and at the end of the night, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida poker pro Chad Eveslage sits atop the chip leaderboard with 860,000 in chips.
Eveslage remained quite active throughout the day, capitalizing in key spots and on key hands on his way to the top of the leaderboard.
Today's event attracted 73 total entries, with 47 players headed to Day 2. John Monnette (589,500), Jean Gaspard (569,000), Jesse Klein (490,500), and Mike Matusow (421,500) all bagged up solid chip stacks.
Needless to say, plenty of the world's very best are left in contention as well, with Daniel Negreanu. Phil Hellmuth, Shaun Deeb, Benny Glaser, and Adam Owen being just a handful of the big names that advanced to Day 2.
Join us on PokerNews on Friday at 2 p.m. PST as the hunt for the coveted WSOP Gold Bracelet will continue. Registration for this event will remain open until the first card is dealt on Day 2, and the prize pool and payouts will be announced shortly after registration has closed.
|Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Bets|
|426||1||Michael Noori||United States||34,000||3|
|426||2||Norman Chad||United States||150,500||15|
|426||3||Robert Mizrachi||United States||167,000||17|
|426||6||Chad Campbell||United States||110,500||11|
|426||7||Matthew Ashton||United Kingdom||165,500||17|
|427||3||Chad Eveslage||United States||860,000||86|
|427||4||Anthony Zinno||United States||31,000||3|
|427||5||Phil Hellmuth||United States||206,000||21|
|427||7||Adam Friedman||United States||420,500||42|
|427||8||Jean Gaspard||United States||569,000||57|
|437||1||David "ODB" Baker||United States||170,500||17|
|437||4||Daniel Zack||United States||86,000||9|
|437||5||Chris Vitch||United States||371,500||37|
|437||8||Mark Gregorich||United States||98,000||10|
|438||3||Jerry Wong||United States||240,000||24|
|438||5||Roland Israelashvili||United States||244,500||24|
|438||6||Noah Bronstein||United States||104,500||10|
|438||7||Matt Glantz||United States||288,000||29|
|438||8||Hal Rotholz||United States||314,000||31|
|443||3||Randy Ohel||United States||295,000||30|
|443||4||Jesse Klein||United States||490,500||49|
|443||5||Brian Rast||United States||126,500||13|
|443||7||David Benyamine||United States||243,500||24|
|443||8||John Monnette||United States||589,500||59|
|444||1||Mike Matusow||United States||420,500||42|
|444||2||Shaun Deeb||United States||321,000||32|
|444||5||Andrew Kelsall||United States||221,000||22|
|444||6||Philip Sternheimer||United Kingdom||117,500||12|
|444||7||Nick Guagenti||United States||273,000||27|
|445||1||John Racener||United States||159,500||16|
|445||2||Chris Wallace||United States||24,500||2|
|445||3||Benny Glaser||United Kingdom||231,000||23|
|445||5||Adam Owen||United Kingdom||168,500||17|
|445||6||David Moskowitz||United States||155,000||16|
|446||3||DJ Buckley||United States||247,000||25|
|446||4||Sean Perry||United States||252,500||25|
|446||6||Ray Dehkharghani||United States||172,000||17|
|446||7||Yueqi Zhu||United States||76,500||8|
|446||8||Josh Arieh||United States||126,500||13|
|447||2||Dustin Dirksen||United States||178,500||18|
|447||5||Craig Chait||United States||88,500||9|
|447||6||Eric Kurtzman||United States||69,500||7|
|447||8||Dan Shak||United States||202,000||20|
Play on Day 1 has ended; stay tuned for a recap of the day's action, along with notable chip counts.
Players will complete six more hands before Day 1 wraps for the night.
Jesse Klein: //
Yuval Bronshtein: // - folded on seventh street
Jesse Klein brought it in, Yuval Bronshtein completed, and only Klein called.
Klein bet on all streets, and Bronshtein called all bets through sixth street. When Klein bet on seventh street, Bronshtien decided on a fold.
Four players went to the flop of . A single bet went in from each in the flop betting round.
All four players then checked the turn.
Both blinds checked the river. Under-the-gun player Daniel Negreanu bet, and John Racener raised from the button.
The blinds folded, and Negreanu reraised. Racener called.
Negreanu showed , and his broadway straight was good for the scoop.
Nick Guagenti: //
Ben Yu: //
The action was led with Guagenti betting and Yu calling on all streets up until seventh street.
Seventh street saw the action slow down as Guagenti checked back this time around.
Guagenti tabled / for aces up and the winning hand as Yu flipped his cards into the muck.
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